AMENDED AGENDA


COUNCILMEMBERS
Edi E. Birsan, Mayor
Carlyn S. Obringer, Vice Mayor
Laura M. Hoffmeister
Ronald E. Leone
Timothy A. McGallian
Civic Center
1950 Parkside Drive
Concord, CA 94519
www.cityofconcord.org

City of Concord California

Regular Meeting of the Concord City Council/Continued Special Meeting of the City Council Sitting as the Local Reuse Authority/Planning Commission/Design Review Board



Tuesday, April 3, 2018
6:30 p.m. Open Session - Council Chamber. 1950 Parkside Drive



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AGENDIZED ITEMS - The public is entitled to address the City Council on items appearing on the agenda before or during the City Council's consideration of that item. Each speaker will be limited to approximately three minutes.


  1. OPENING
    Roll Call
    Pledge to the Flag - Councilmember Hoffmeister

  2. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
    This is a fifteen minute Public Comment Period for items within the City Council's subject matter jurisdiction that are not on this agenda. Each speaker will be limited to approximately three minutes. State law prohibits the City Council from acting at this meeting on any matter raised during the Public Comment Period.

  3. PRESENTATIONS
    1. Presentation - to Jessie Gregory, Teamsters Local 315, commending him for his heroic actions in rescuing a Concord resident on December 12, 2017. Presentation by Mayor Birsan.
    2. Presentation - to Ricardo Simental, Monument Corridor Anti-Drug & Alcohol Coalition, proclaiming April 2018 as "Alcohol Awareness Month" in the City of Concord. Presentation by Mayor Birsan.
    3. Presentation - to Vittoria Abbate, Director of Adult Education, Mt. Diablo Unified School District, proclaiming April 9 - 13, 2018 as "Adult Education Week" in the City of Concord. Presentation by Mayor Birsan.

  4. ANNOUNCEMENTS

  5. CITY COUNCIL CONSENT CALENDAR
    The public is entitled to address the City Council on items appearing on the Consent Calendar before or during the City Council's consideration of the Consent Calendar. Adoption of the Consent Calendar may be made by one motion of the City Council, provided that any Councilmember, individual or organization may request removal of an item from the Consent Calendar for separate consideration. If a request for removal of an item from the Consent Calendar has been received, the Mayor may defer action on the particular item and place the same on the regular agenda for consideration in any order s/he deems appropriate.

    1. Considering - approval of the minutes from the meeting of February 13, 2018. Recommended by the City Clerk.
    2. Considering - approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Neko Industries, Inc. in the amount of $13,950 for video streaming of certain public meetings; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the Agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney. Recommended by the City Clerk.
    3. Considering - approval of an Amendment for Professional Services Agreement in the amount of $8,200 with Park Engineering for construction management services for Central Concord Pedestrian Improvement Streetscapes, Project No. 2239, authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreement, subject to the approval of the City Attorney; accepting improvements for Central Concord Pedestrian Improvement Streetscapes, Project No. 2239; and directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    4. Considering - rejection of all bids received for the Citywide Bridge Repair Program - Group 2 Bridges (Project No. 2371); and directing staff to re-advertise the project for bids. (Funded by Bridge Preventative Maintenance Program and Measure J) Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    5. Considering - an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with Major Brand Gas of Concord Inc. for a 4,960 square foot City owned parcel located at 1596 Concord Avenue; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the Agreement. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

      CEQA: Not a "project" within the meaning of Public Resources Code Section 21065, 14 Cal Code Regs. Section 15060(c)(2), 15060(c)3, or 15378 because it has no potential for resulting in either a direct physical change in the environment or a reasonably foreseeable indirect physical change in the environment, and 15352 because no approval is being granted; even if a project under CEQA, exempt under 14 Cal. Code Regs. Sections 15061(b)(3), 15378(b)(4), and 15306.


    The next item on the agenda was continued from the April 2, 2018, Special Meeting of the City Council Sitting as the Local Reuse Authority/Planning Commission/Design Review Board.

    CITY COUNCIL/PLANNING COMMISSION/DESIGN REVIEW BOARD STUDY SESSION
    The public is entitled to address the City Council/Planning Commission/Design Review on items appearing on the agenda before or during consideration of that item. Each speaker will be limited to approximately three minutes.
    1. Study Session - providing: an overview of the Conservation, Open Space, and Parks Plan and a discussion of community facilities for the Concord Reuse Project Specific Plan (continued from April 2, 2018). Report by Joan Ryan, Community Reuse Area Planner, Presentation by Eron Ashley, Hart Howerton.

      CEQA: This item seeks preliminary review and input on a component of the anticipated Concord Reuse Project Specific Plan, which will be analyzed by a second-tier environmental impact report.


  6. CORRESPONDENCE
    Correspondence received at the City Council meeting will be listed here on the Annotated Agenda.
    1. Letter to State Assembly Quirk-Silva and Assembly Member Cervantes in support of AB 2463


  7. REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Closed Session Announcements
    City Manager or Staff Reports
    Council Reports

  8. ADJOURNMENT

Next Meeting: Regular Meeting
Date: 4/10/2018 - 6:30 PM.


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The following is a list of regular Council Committee meeting dates. Most meetings are held in the Garden Conference Room, 1950 Parkside Drive, Concord. NOTE: Meetings are subject to change or cancellation. For latest information and committee agendas please call 671-3158.

Committee Chair/Member Meeting Time
Policy Development & Internal Operations Birsan/Obringer 2nd Wednesday at 5:30 pm
Housing & Economic Development Obringer/McGallian 4th Monday at 5:30 pm
Infrastructure & Franchise Hoffmeister/Leone 2nd Monday at 6:00 pm
Recreation, Cultural Affairs & Community Services McGallian/Birsan 3rd Wednesday at 5:30 pm
Youth & Education Leone/Hoffmeister 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm
 
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